The Lost Worlds
Mark Mordue looks at Anna Funder's latest book.
06.16.2003 | BOOKS
The Clash of Fundamentalisms
A second edition worth celebrating.
05.02.2003 | BOOKS
The Hydrogen Future
Why the shift to a new energy paradigm can't wait.
01.23.2003 | BOOKS
Double Suicide and the West
A French philosopher cuts quick and deep into September 11.
01.10.2003 | BOOKS
Ol' Grandpa Red
If it's possible to suck the marrow out of a century, Eric Hobsbawm's breath smells like bone juice.
11.05.2002 | BOOKS
Swedish historian Sven Lindqvist on whistling while you wait.
10.27.2002 | BOOKS
Attack of the Platitudes
The Right regularly extols globalization with a barrage of banality. The Left, in a new video, sadly reciprocates. Is there no room for a more sophisticated vision?
08.26.2002 | FILM
Bozos in Budapest
Arthur Phillips' expat novel Prague has gotten rave reviews, but the book is awful. Really awful.
08.08.2002 | BOOKS
BBC World Dis-Service
It's the best known and most respected voice in international broadcasting. So why is their coverage of the 'War on Terror' so lousy?
02.25.2002 | RADIO
The New Medicine Show, In a Series of Ones and Zeros
There is a program that knows you are looking at this page right now--among other things.
01.26.2002 | INTERNET
Weapons of Mass Destruction
A collection of essays looks at sanctions on Iraq and separates fact from fiction.
01.16.2002 | BOOKS
Don't Touch That Dial, Central Asia Will Be Right Back
The Taliban is gone, but the forces that created it are still very much in play. A valuable book offers background for the storm ahead.
11.25.2001 | BOOKS
The Leap Backwards
Stanley Holditch examines the upcoming release of a new book that could set back the clock for environmentalism.
09.09.2001 | BOOKS
Jesus, comic books and prank calls; a look into the world of Christian comic books.
08.21.2001 | COMICS
Of Mates and Mortality
A slightly belated reflection on Irvine Welsh's fifth and latest book.
08.07.2001 | BOOKS
Resurrecting Hemingway the Angler
Publishing houses can't seem to let Hemingway rest in peace. This time, however, the American icon goes fishing, and the book succeeds.
06.30.2001 | BOOKS
Radio Free Belgrade
A new book explores the history of B-92, the underground radio station that helped topple Milosevic.
06.27.2001 | BOOKS
The Science of Things
In our consumption-obsessed age, what we consume most may be information. A new book takes a look at who manufactures it.
06.27.2001 | BOOKS
Democracy in Europe
Can Europe forge a truly democratic Union? Oxford's Larry Siedentop isn't holding his breath.
06.11.2001 | BOOKS
Hitchens v. Kissinger
Will the defendant please rise. And will the prosecution please remove that silly wig.
05.14.2001 | BOOKS